Love Taboos: Controlling Hindu-Muslim Romances. Has the US Dodged the Rise of Far-Right Politics. The Rajasthan Ansari are members of the Moin Conference, as well as having local informal clan councils, which deal with inter community disputes, while the Momin Conference acts as a pressure group dealing with the state government. DEMOGRAPHY OF BIHAR: The literacy rate is 63.8%. and is twelfth largest by territory. This organization acts as a welfare organization, as well as lobbying on behalf of the community.[6]:1473–1478. In the final outcome of the Bihar assembly elections, what drew attention to some of the successful Muslim candidates was the fact that the All India Muslim Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) won five seats in the north-eastern Seemanchal region, where Muslims form about half of the population (from 77.5% in Jokihat to 38% in Araria). As per the estimates of the 2011 census, out of a total of 392181 population, 33.34% is rural and 66.66% is urban population. Seats where Muslim JDU candidates had won in 2015 thanks to the RJD-JDU alliance now went to the MGB candidates (Sheohar, Sikta, Thakurganj) or the AIMIM (Jokihat, Kochadhaman). In areas where they are not in a majority, Muslims seem subject to a kind of minority syndrome and thus more concerned with security than with collective assertion. Ansari named Bihar screening committee chairman Avinash Pande, Bihar in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil and special poll emissary Randeep Surjewala for the election “mess”. Last Updated: 18th November, 2020 15:26 IST Congress Stalwarts Lash Out; Furqan Ansari Says People Couldn't Comprehend Rahul Gandhi In another major setback for the Congress, senior leader Furqan Ansari blamed Rahul Gandhi for the party’s downfall in the recently concluded Bihar elections Quyamuddin Ansari is a CPIMLL candidate from Arrah constituency in the 2020 Bihar Assembly elections. Khera spoke of a “mutually reinforced radicalization” that makes Owaisi a “partner with right-wing radicalization”. A significant number are also employed in the textile industries. B. V. Bhanu, B. R. Bhatnagar, D. K. Bose, V. S. Kulkarni and J. Sreenath (editors), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Momin_Ansari&oldid=990343528, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 02:23. Their primary language is Urdu. In spite of this poor performance, one might argue that being able to enter an alliance with a well-known personality, field several candidates from the community, and gain the following of several thousand people, was quite a step for a new initiative. They are mainly distributed in the cities of Ahmedabad, Surat, Bharuch, Baroda, and Rajpipla.[4]:69–73. Bihar Updated: July 29, 2016 3:42 pm IST Patna: Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at … Lal, P.B.S.V. The AIMIM’s winning candidates hail from the numerically dominant community of their respective constituencies: Surjapuri Shaikh for Akhtarul Iman, Anzar Naeemi, and Izhar Asfi in Kishanganj and Purnia districts, and Kulhaiya for Shahnawaz Alam in Araria district. The community speak Urdu, but the Momin are bilingual, speaking Marathi as well. In that city, the Ansari are said to make up a third of the city's population. Bihar Population 2020 –110.50576 Million. They speak the Sadri dialect, which is distinctive to the community, although most have knowledge of Urdu. : 459–462. However, the Congress’ three incumbent Muslim MLAs showed striking stability and were re-elected. Quyamuddin Ansari's educational qualifications are: Post Graduate and is 48 years old. As the political campaign picked up momentum ahead of the 2020 Bihar elections, Pasmanda activists published online lists of the Muslim candidates that indicated their biradari. The winner in Bahadurganj, Anzar Naeemi, had been candidate on a RJD ticket in 2010 and joined the AIMIM only in August 2020. The AMP hoped to be able to negotiate for as many as 30 or 40 tickets, but its discussion with Congress and RJD fell short of its expectations. The traditional occupation of the Ansari is still textile work. Syed Shahabuddin, the editor of Muslim India and a prominent voice on ‘Muslim issues’ — from the Shah Bano case to the destruction of the Babri Masjid — had for instance won the Lok Sabha seat of Kishanganj in 1991. The AIMIM’s rise in Seemanchal attracted media attention and much condemnation from the Congress party and the RJD. The AMP argues for self-representation in proportion to their population share, as indicated by the slogans “ apni qayadat, apni siyasat” (our leadership, our politics), “ jiski jitni abadi, utni hissedari ” (participation proportional to our population). The money you spend at Ansari … This shows that there is more to Muslim political participation in Bihar than the AIMIM’s breakthrough. Muslim politics and the 2020 Bihar Election, subtle balance between local dominant communities, Muslim (majority) politics: The AIMIM’s foray in Seemanchal. Besides, couldn’t this polarization be the result of the long-term political work of other parties and candidates, whether in the NDA or the MGB? They have always been connected with the textile work. These have all but disappeared. Among all parties, the RJD retains the largest number of Muslim MLAs (eight, down from 12 in 2015), suggesting that its Muslim-Yadav equation still works efficiently. & Date 1. In the Muslim majority areas, on the other hand, a space opens up for ‘Muslim politics’, that is, a political discourse that stresses the need for Muslims to be politically represented on their own terms and to voice community-specific concerns. It eventually joined the Progressive Democratic Alliance led by Rajesh Ranjan, the veteran politician better known as Pappu Yadav. Many Momin are now successful entrepreneurs and professionals such as teachers, engineers and doctors. They are part of the South Asia Muslim - Ansari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Padmanabham, G. Krishnan & M. Azeez Mohideen (eds). The BIHAR state is spread in about nearly 94,163 km area. The Ansaris are Muslims of the Sunni sect. In Bihar, they are found in all the districts. The Garana Ansari community in Gujarat are found mainly in the districts of Junagarh, Ahmedabad, Surat and Kutch. He was a leader who worked against the demand of Muslim league for creation of a separate Muslim nation from India as an independent state. They are found mainly in the districts of Pune, Nasik, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Jalna, Osmanabad, Dhule, Nagpur, Thane, Kolhapur, Raigarh, parbhani and Nanded. The Ansari are strictly endogamous and practice both parallel and cross cousin marriages. It has an area of 94,163 sq. Bihari Muslims are people originating and tracing descent from the Indian state of Bihar who practice the religion of Islam.. Yet this accusation confusingly blends two processes: radicalization and polarization. In Jharkhand, they are mainly found in Koderma, Hazaribagh, Gumla, Ranchi, Lohardaga and Singhbhum districts. Bihar Rural Population 2011:-Of the total population of Bihar state, around 88.71 percent live in the villages of rural areas. Now, the number of nagar nigams is set to be 17, with 74 nagar parishads and 191 nagar panchayats. Asaduddin Owaisi with the newly elected AIMIM MLAs from Bihar | AIMIM (Facebook). He is best known, today, for founding Wazirabad, a city near river Chenab in Punjab and building the famous Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore. According to the reports, Ansari, a former MP and a prominent Muslim leader in Jharkhand, had questioned about the manner in which Rahul Gandhi did campaigning in Bihar during the assembly elections. It is also the World’s third most populous sub-national entity. In the mid-1990s, Ali Anwar launched the Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz, and Ejaz Ali established the Backward Muslim Morcha. While both claimed to represent the Pasmanda — marginalized caste-groups within Muslims — this bifurcation indicates an internal power imbalance: between the numerically larger and politically active Ansaris and the multiple other smaller biradaris (caste groups) who have been side-lined within Pasmanda movements. Bihar with a total population 128 million people is the most densely populated state among all states forming Eastern India. The AIMIM’s and Asaduddin Owaisi’s politics fall into this category. The JDU’s five Muslim MLAs in the previous assembly who contested this election also lost. Population, decadal growth rate and net change of Bihar from 1901 to 2011. The more elaborate construction of the ‘vote katwa’ (vote cutting) or ‘BJP ki B team’ (BJP’s B team) allegation targets Owaisi’s rhetoric of Muslim politics and questions his commitment to secularism and democracy. The party is contesting on 70 seats. In Baisi, Syed Ruknuddin Ahmad had previously won as an independent in 2005 and had later joined the JDU. The Ansaris do not have any traditional social councils, but have an India-wide community organization, the All India Momin Conference. The Momin Ansari is mainly settled in Karachi and Hyderabad cities of the Sindh province. They are strictly endogamous, and tend to marry close kin. The surname originated from Ansar tribe, The Medinan People who helped the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, in his migration from Mecca to Medina. The Momin are largely an urban community, with only small number found as agriculturists. Julien Levesque is a political sociologist who is currently Head Researcher at the Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi, and is associated with the Centre for South Asian Studies, EHESS, Paris. The Momin Conference was founded in Bihar, and the Bihar Ansaris have played a key role in the organization.[3]. The AIMIM had to appeal to Seemanchal’s two largest social groups among Muslims. Owaisi explicitly states the need for ‘Muslim politics’, as for instance in this interview: “The realization among Bihar Muslims and everywhere is that we require an independent political voice.” This worked well this time in Seemanchal, where in 13 constituencies Muslims account for at least 40% of the population. (estimated). Finally, the AIMIM’s fifth MLA, in Baisi, is a Sayyid — the highest social group among Muslims that claims descent from Prophet Muhammad — whose family has long been integrated with the Surjapuri environment. The former are found in Ahmadnagar, while the latter are found near Pune. The party’s anti-BJP rhetoric that invoked the charged atmosphere of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests fostered wide popularity among Muslim youth. The primary religion practiced by the Ansari-Momin is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Agariya -do- Yet, even if a consolidation of the Hindu vote could be ascertained, the causality with the AIMIM’s politics remains unclear, as the BJP has gained new seats in area with little Muslim population as well. Yet in the 2000s, both Ali Anwar and Ejaz Ali accepted Rajya Sabha nominations by the JDU, which sought to pull Pasmanda support away from upper caste Muslim candidates fielded by the RJD and the Congress. One might indeed wonder whether the AIMIM’s Muslim politics pushed Hindu voters towards the NDA in the 20 constituencies where the AIMIM was contesting. The Muslim population in these seats is 40 to 70%. Yet, interestingly, only two of the RJD’s eight Muslim MLAs elected in 2020 are incumbents, which means that the party also lost many constituencies with an incumbent Muslim MLA: eight such seats went to the NDA. They play active roles in all walks of life in Bihar. The Surjapuris — considered to be Shaikh and therefore part of the dominant Ashraf cluster — are in large numbers in Kishanganj district, while the marginalized Kulhaiya — who were included in the category of Extremely Backward Classes created by Nitish Kumar’s government in 2005 — constitute a significant group in Araria district. Bihar has the worst doctor-population ratio in the country, with only one doctor serving 28,391 people, and anxieties around the virus played a big part in the debate. [4]:972–976, The Shaikh Ansari are an Urdu-speaking community, and are said to have immigrated from Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh some three hundred years ago. This shows the limits of such caste-based organizations. The volume provides a complex portrait of the chieftains of Bihar and their relationship with the Mughal Empire as well as their role in the consolidation and expansion of the Mughal Empire in India. In the minority context, the need to vote for a winning candidate against the NDA trumps any possible biradari affinity among Muslims. The Ansari are Sunni, and have provided many of the Ulema in Rajasthan.[5]:459–462. His profession according to the election affidavit filed with the Election Commission is: Nil. The Momin are Sunni, and are a fairly orthodox community. In Baroda, they were invited by the ruling dynasty to help in the construction of public buildings from Rajasthan. The vast majority of Bihari Muslims are followers of the Sunni tradition and even in pre-Mughal Bihar, all the Ulemas, Imams and Sufis were Sunnis. There is no system of clans, and cross and parallel cousin marriages are common. Muslim minority politics: What worked for other winning Muslim candidates? New organizations now explicitly challenge the leadership of the Ashraf, accusing them of maintaining their dominant position by invoking the necessity for Muslims to unite as a minority community. In particular, the Momin Ansaris, or weavers, have long had organizations working for their collective upliftment and access to politics, such as the Momin Conference, which opposed the Muslim League before Partition and was merged by its leader, Abdul Qayyum Ansari, into the Congress after Independence. The Artisans of Benaras Popular Culture and Identity, 1880h-1986 Orient Longman, People of India Bihar Volume XVI Part One edited by S Gopal & Hetukar Jha pages 70 to 74 Seagull Books. Ansari: People Name in Country: Ansari: Pronunciation: ahn-SAH-ree: Population this Country: 10,555,000 Population all Countries: 16,505,000: Total Countries: 6: Indigenous: Yes: Progress Scale: 1 Unreached: Yes: Frontier People Group: Yes GSEC: 3 (per PeopleGroups.org) … The JDU’s Muslim candidates, whether in Seemanchal (Araria, Thakurganj, Kochadhaman, and Amour) or elsewhere (such as Sikta, Dharbhanga rural, and Marhaura, or Mahua), all came second or third. Females: 49821295. Period of Fast Growth (1951-2001) The region of South Bihar recorded fast growth of population from 1951 to 2001, little less than three time from 29.0 million to 82.9 million. Mahmood Ansari Page | 1 Migration from the Rural Region moments of slowly developing streams as well as periods of time characterized by the almost sudden, fast and large volume of streams of migration of the working population from Bihar to the neighboring eastern … Muslim identity politics: How does Pasmanda mobilization translate in electoral terms? The population of the Bihar … In spite of the AIMIM’s past and the occasional radical actions of some of its members … the party’s popularity and electoral successes in recent years do not rest on a radical discourse but operate within the framework of electoral democracy. Write to editor@theindiaforum.in. Historically, each of the four sub-divisions would have had their own informal clan association, headed by a chaudhary. BIHAR - District, Village, Pincode There are total 38 districts under BIHAR state. The India Forum welcomes your comments on this article for the Forum/Letters section. BJP slams Congress for fielding AMU ex-student president in Bihar, calls him ‘Jinnah supporter’ Former AMU students union president Maskoor Usmani, fielded from Jale, is one of Congress' 12 Muslim candidates in Bihar. More recently, it is also in Bihar that such mobilization significantly re-emerged in a new form. The Ansari community, Wasim Ansari of the Mahapanchayat says, comprises 11% of the total 17% Muslim population in Bihar, but lacks political representation. The Momin Ansari lost their distinct group identity as they assimilated and are now an integral part of the Urdu-speaking Muhajir community of Pakistan. The Ansari have no traditional clan association, but are members of the All India Momin Conference. Copyright © 2021 The India Forum. If the 2020 Bihar election did about bring some changes to minority politics, other long-standing trends are still at work in the shaping of state-level politics. In Gujarat, there are two distinct communities commonly known as Momin, the native Gujarati-speaking Garana Ansari, and the immigrant Ansari community, originally from North India. The title of 'Wazir Khan' by which he is remembered by posterity was granted him by Shah Jahan, and literally means a 'Wazir', or Vizier, a 'Minister/High Court Official'. This idea blames Owaisi for participating in Hindu-Muslim polarization on an equal footing with the BJP, supposedly contributing to bolstering politicians with majoritarian claims and side-lining the potential weight of Muslim voters. Bihar Election Result 2020: RJD's Javed Ansari ahead from Banka seat Counting of votes for 243 Bihar Assembly seats to begin at 8 am today Marvel unleashed! The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 88.71%. They are dependent on the support of larger political organizations to enter the electoral contest, but are often too weak to weigh in on major parties’ arbitrations. They are also known as Deswali Shaikh, and speak the Madri dialect, which is a mixture of Urdu and Hindi. This points to the fact that Muslim voters identified the JDU not so much as a Bihar-based party that is able to deliver on governance, but as an alliance breaker and an ally of the BJP. The updated information about total districts of BIHAR, population, literacy rate, current MP and other details are given below. Initially claiming to be entirely non-partisan and working exclusively as a lobby for the presence of Ansaris and Pasmanda Muslims, the AMP took a political stand when it opposed the CAA-NRC and joined the Bihar Bandh on 15 December 2019. Those Momin who have set up powerlooms tend to be more successful. Population in Bihar is more than eighty two millions. Qyam Ansari Bihar is on Facebook. In minority areas, even if the AIMIM’s popularity may help its losing candidates stand a few percentage points ahead of the rest — as in Sikta, where the AIMIM candidate won 5% of the votes — its rhetoric cannot place the party in the winning position. As a result, the ruling coalition does not count a single Muslim MLA in its ranks. The Momin were historically a community of weavers, found mainly in the towns and cities of western Maharashtra. Total population of rural areas of Bihar state was 92,341,436. However, the question of polarization deserves more discussion. Please note that Ansari House is a home where my wife and I are raising 18 orphans alongside our four biological children. Many members of the community have entered private or government service. Important Ansari neighbourhoods in the city include Madanpura, Adampura and Jaitpura. They are descended from immigrants from North India. To help the AIMIM candidates win over the Kulhaiya vote, Shahnawaz Alam campaigned with them in their constituencies. Congress veteran Furkan Ansari blames Rahul Gandhi for fiasco in Bihar polls Divy Khare / TNN / Updated: Nov 18, 2020, 08:50 IST Facebook Twitter Linkedin EMail The percentage of male population is 52.14% The percentage of female population is 47.86% Males: 54278157. They speak Gujarati with substantial Urdu loanwords. But many Shaikh Ansari have also diversified, and now own hotels and bakeries. They are active in politics. This shows that in most of Bihar, where on average Muslims make up about 17% of the population, candidates are unlikely to be elected with a rhetoric of ‘Muslim politics’, because they need to appeal to non-Muslim voters as well. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, many members of the Momin Ansari community migrated to Pakistan and settled mainly in the Sindh province. In fact, the AMP leadership split at that point, with a section accepting the JDU’s promise of Legislative Council seats while Ali Anwar and his Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz expressed support for MGB. Their relationship with the Sadh community is of some importance, as they supply the Momins with the cotton cloth used for printing.[2]:985. Km. Join Facebook to connect with Qyam Ansari Bihar and others you may know. There are total of 54278157 male persons and 49821295 females and a total number of children below 6 years in Bihar. One observation may seem to indicate so: in the 32 constituencies where Muslims form at least 30% of the population, the BJP increased its MLA representation from seven in 2015 to 12 in 2020, winning five new constituencies. The Momin Ansari (Urdu: مومن أنصاري‎) or saudagar are a Muslim community found mainly in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. They are an endogamous community, only rarely marrying out of their group. Yet the comfortable margins the AIMIM achieved in the five constituencies it won — Amour, Kochadhaman, Jokihat, Baisi and Bahadurgunj — could hardly have been possible without candidates with political experience. Pasmanda politics has not so far proved itself to be an electoral force…the need to vote for a winning candidate against the NDA trumps any possible biradari affinity among Muslims. While three sitting RJD Muslim MLAs were defeated in their own constituencies, the party incurred the loss of an important figure, Abdul Bari Siddiqui, and could not successfully fill the void left by the death of its four-time MLA Abdul Ghafoor. In fact, he even nominated a woman of Ansari community as the candidate. Most Surat and Ahmadabad Ansari are now employed in the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited clerk post, and local textile mills. The AIMIM’s entrance into Bihar politics may be an important step in the party’s expansion beyond its stronghold of Hyderabad. The Momin of Maharashtra are also known as Ansari or saudagar In addition to membership in the Momin Conference, the Gujarat Ansaris also have their own clan association, Garana TitaFari Jamaat. Historically, the community produced the sage, scholars and philosopher. Yet, its candidates were often directly pitted against the BJP rather than the smaller parties, in part explaining its low strike rate. After the results, they were quick to point out the lack of caste diversity among Muslim candidates and elected MLAs. Caste system in Bihar. In none of the constituencies where the NDA won and the MGB came in second place did the AIMIM obtain a vote share greater than the winning party’s margin. Their traditional occupation was textile work, and many Momin have set up handlooms. Bihar Population by Sex. In Jokihat, the contest was a family affair. Bihar stands out as a bastion of caste-based mobilization by marginalized Muslim groups. Muslim voters identified the JDU not so much as a Bihar-based party that is able to deliver on governance, but as an alliance breaker and an ally of the BJP…. Quite a few are now involved in tailoring and the manufacture of bidis, a local cigarette. The AMP argues for self-representation in proportion to their population share, as indicated by the slogans “apni qayadat, apni siyasat” (our leadership, our politics), “jiski jitni abadi, utni hissedari” (participation proportional to our population). The level of literacy is steadily increasing, and many Ansari are now graduates. While they may offer a way of creating a political base for a leader, they are undermined by individual opportunity seekers. Invoking the heritage of Abdul Qayyum Ansari, the Ansari Mahapanchayat (AMP) was founded by a young Jamia Millia Islamia graduate from Gaya, Waseem Nayyar Ansari. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Their main occupation is weaving, and they use both hand-held and power looms. The main organizer of the AIMIM in Bihar, Akhtarul Iman — who won in Amour with a margin of 52,000 votes — had been a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA between 2005 and 2014. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback … Abdul Qaiyum Ansari (1 July 1905 – 18 January 1973) was a participant in the freedom struggle of India. In North India, the community are known as Ansari or sheikh, while in Maharashtra the community are known as Momin or saudagar. Asfi also happened to unseat his own son-in-law, four-time Congress MLA Tausif Alam. In spite of recent mobilizations, Pasmanda politics has not been able to make a dent in electoral dynamics but can be a good way for someone with political ambitions to enter the political arena. In spite of the AIMIM’s past and the occasional radical actions of some of its members (Akbaruddin Owaisi’s Karimnagar speech of 2013 or the agitation against Taslima Nasreen in 2007), the party’s popularity and electoral successes in recent years do not rest on a radical discourse but operate within the framework of electoral democracy. The literal meaning of Ansar is "supporter". Thus, the local standing of candidates was crucial for the AIMIM’s victories in Bihar — combined with the popularity of Asaduddin Owaisi and Akhtarul Iman, and, in some places, a subtle balance between local dominant communities. Usmani got more than 65,000 votes (38%) but could not defeat the BJP candidate. Yet Seemanchal is not new to Muslim politics. The Ansari-Momin of India, numbering 290,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. When looking at Muslim political participation in Bihar, one of the interesting characteristics of the state is that it includes both Muslim minority and majority (or near-majority) areas. The community are found throughout India, but Varanasi District, in Uttar Pradesh, is always regarded by most Momin as the centre of their community. The AMP launched a ground-level campaign to build a base in central and western Bihar which led to a large gathering in Patna in December 2019, attended by about 3,000-4,000 people and by prominent figures of Pasmanda politics, such as Ali Anwar and Dr. Ayyub, the head of the Peace Party. R.B. Textile working was the traditional occupation of the Ansari, and at present those in Ahmadabad still engage in this activity. The current literacy rate of BIHAR is about 63.82 % as per 2011 calculation. They were the first tribe in Arabia to accept Islam. This leads to two distinct political dynamics. The Ansari are Sunni, and have provided many of the Ulema in Rajasthan. Momin of Maharashtra. Voting for the first phase of the assembly election in Bihar took place on October 28 with a voting population of nearly 11.5 million in 71 constituencies across 16 districts. Zainul Ansari, a robust man in his eighties, ... For the large Muslim population in Bihar today, an environment of fear, hate and stigma has been manufactured by the current coalition government. They are among the more successful Muslim communities in the state, having made the transition from their traditional occupation to becoming successful businessmen. [2]:984, The Ansari community is found throughout Bihar and Jharkhand. The region, which is also considered the most backward in Bihar, has a 47% Muslim population as against Bihar’s state-wide average of 17%. [T]he local standing of candidates was crucial for the AIMIM’s victories in Bihar. CENTRAL LIST OF OBCs FOR THE STATE OF BIHAR Entry No Caste/ Community Resolution No. While the AIMIM has made its entrance in Bihar in the latest elections, its candidates are also not new to politics, but are professional politicians. The AMP’s message is clear and simple: Ansaris represent 11% of Bihar’s population but there is neither an MLA nor an MP from the community. Like other Ansaris, they were historically into the textile work, although most of them are medium- and small-scale farmers. The various statistics regarding Bihar's population are as follows: Population of the city is 82.88 million In terms of males, the literacy rate is 73% and 54% for females, recording a growth of 20% in female education over the time of 10 years. They are split into two groupings, the giyara gaonwala and the bais goanwala. 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